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Humphrey Harwood Account Book

1776-1794
Collection No. 33.1

Account book of Humphrey Harwood (d. 1788), brickmaker and builder in Williamsburg, Va., who worked for many residents of Williamsburg and its vicinity and on most of the public buildings of the town. Ledgers C and D contain the accounts of Harwood's estate, which were settled by his son, William (1768-1794), and by an unidentified person. Among people for whom Harwood worked were John Ambler, James Anderson, Samuel Beall, John Blair, Lewis Burwell, Nathaniel Burwell, William Byrd III, James Carter, Dr. William Carter, Richard Charlton, John Coke, Jesse Cole, Alexander Craig, John M. Galt I, Robert Greenhow, Mrs. Hallam, Mrs. Margaret Hunter, Philip Moody, Mary Stith, Richard Taliaferro, John Travis, St. George Tucker, Benjamin Waller, Thomas Wharton, and George Wythe.

  1. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 1-5
  2. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 6-10
  3. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 11-15
  4. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 16-20
  5. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 21-25
  6. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 25-30
  7. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 31-35
  8. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 36-40
  9. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 41-45
  10. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 46-50
  11. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 51-55
  12. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 56-60
  13. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 61-65
  14. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 66-70
  15. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 71-75
  16. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 76-80
  17. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 81-85
  18. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 86-90
  19. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 91-95
  20. The Humphrey Harwood Account Book, Folio 96-102